‘Cause I’m worth it

Last year I wrote about how to get a cultural grant for game design in Finland. Apparently I knew my stuff then, as yesterday The Finnish Cultural Foundation awarded me a 9000 € grant in the category of “children’s culture” for finishing, writing and illustrating my game Eleanor’s Dream. I applied as a team with my brother Jari, who’s going to illustrate the book. As far as I know, there haven’t been too many grants like this yet, so I’m pretty excited about it, and will be trying to make a good impression on the cultural elites of the country. Read the rest of this entry »